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Ron Throupe is an associate professor at the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business. His primary area of expertise is real estate, focusing on the implications of market economics on real estate stability and its impact on consumer and commercial real estate.
Throupe has 25 years of experience in the real estate and construction industries. He has been a licensed general contractor and is a certified general appraiser in both Washington state and Colorado. Throupe has conducted research, published extensively and made presentations to the American Real Estate Society, the National Hazard Mitigation conference, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries and Law Seminars International.
Jeff Engelstad is a clinical professor at the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business. His areas of expertise are housing markets, new development, commercial real estate, and global recession of real estate.
Engelstad has been active in commercial and investment real estate since 1980. In his capacity as professor, he has published articles in the area of real estate finance and investment and feasibility analysis. He has also served as a director of the Colorado Association of Realtors®, and remains active in real estate investment, consulting and expert witness testimony. When working with the media, Engelstad can address issues from both a real estate and practical perspective. He can discuss the implications of the global recession on real estate stability and its impact on consumer and commercial real estate as well as mixed-use development and location analysis.
Barbara Jackson is the direcotr of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business. Her areas of expertise include real estate development, homebuilding, commercial construction, project management, and facilities management and operations
Jackson has received numerous awards, including the Service Recognition Award from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Building Operations and the Certificate of Appreciation for the South Pacific Division, Regional Business Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.